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  1. i know the original post was a while ago, but the...

    i know the original post was a while ago, but the issue here was more likely that you put a new chain on an old cog. I had the same issue with my Alfine hub and my Pugsley. Once I replaced the 18t...
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    I built a pugsley with 29er wheels, fenders, a...

    I built a pugsley with 29er wheels, fenders, a rack, and an internal hub. The internal hub could make things a little annoying, but I never had any issues with the rack or fenders due to the nice...
  3. That rack might work, but the alfine hub has...

    That rack might work, but the alfine hub has no-turn washers that make these options less desirable as it becomes difficult to tighten down the hub effectively.

    bkrownd - the point of these...
  4. Rear rack on a frame with no drop-out eyelets?

    Is it possible to mount rack a rear rack on to a frame with no drop-out eyelets at the bottom and no braze-on attachments at the top? I know there are many options for the upper braze-on...
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    jimn - Not if your are running disk brakes. They...

    jimn - Not if your are running disk brakes. They would make my life a lot easier if I had them on my Pugsley. I have two wheelsets (29er and 26x4) and everytime I swap sets I end up having to...
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    Good point on the forces. Without a perfect...

    Good point on the forces. Without a perfect (designed) fit, they'd probably rip out of the stays at some point.
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    Sliding Droputs on Track-Ends

    Can it be done? It looks like the sliders could be connected to the track-end dropouts, but I've never held the two of them at the same time to compare. I've been contemplating converting a...
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    Put your stuff in a plastic bag, then put it in...

    Put your stuff in a plastic bag, then put it in your pannier. Done. No extra weight and I've never had my stuff get wet. When the bag gets dirty or starts falling apart, use a new one. It doesn't...
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    Paul Melvin Issues

    Anyone here use a Paul's Components Melvin chain tensioner? I recently put one on my Pugsley but I'm having issues with chain jump/skip when I put pressure on.

    I haven't had much time to try and...
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    Sounds like a simple 'ding' from a bell could...

    Sounds like a simple 'ding' from a bell could have prevented the whole thing. I've found that so long as people know you're coming, they get out of the way. I find iPods a much bigger problem than...
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    What's the best way to ship a bike (NIB)?

    I found a good deal on a bike I like (Raleigh One-Way) but it's 1000km away. Raleigh USA is a hard find in Canada, so that's as close as I could find. I'm looking at shipping it from Vancouver to...
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    Just a quick heads up, a lot of places will not...

    Just a quick heads up, a lot of places will not let you ship to a location other than the billing address, so you might want to look into that first.
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    I'm with Tobias, this thread was highly amusing,...

    I'm with Tobias, this thread was highly amusing, I can't believe how worked up most of these Freds can get! It's sarcasm people, not a prejudiced threat to your livelihood, get over it and enjoy...
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    Fat tires crush cancer

    I also have this posted in the 'Charity' Forum, but since this is the forum I normally keep up with, I thought I would post it here too.
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    Fat tires crush cancer

    I will be riding in the Alberta Ride to Conquer Cancer this June to honour the memory of my mother who lost her battle with Cancer 5 years ago. The ride is a 200 km ride over 2 days through the...
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    Update: I've been riding my Alfine hub in...

    Update: I've been riding my Alfine hub in temperatures down to about -20C, no significant problems. The shifting is a bit slower and you have to ease off a bit more to let it shift properly. When...
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    I just got a pair of Dogwood Designs pogies. ...

    I just got a pair of Dogwood Designs pogies. They're excellent. I now use those with some light winter gloves and I'm plenty toasty down to -30 C. I used to have issues with even the biggest mitts...
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    Sticky: Darth Pugsley in full winter set-up (lots of...

    Darth Pugsley in full winter set-up (lots of snow).
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3126/3124624680_31daa58e1f_b.jpg

    And in early winter set-up (little snow)....
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    I now know how to link! Winter set-up...

    I now know how to link!

    Winter set-up
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3126/3124624680_31daa58e1f_b.jpg
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3293/3124623024_1cd9330202_b.jpg

    Fall set-up...
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    I now know how to link! Winter set-up...

    I now know how to link!

    Winter set-up
    http://http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3126/3124624680_31daa58e1f_b.jpg
    http://http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3293/3124623024_1cd9330202_b.jpg

    Fall set-up...
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    Darth Pugsley is finally "more machine now,...

    Darth Pugsley is finally "more machine now, twisted and evil."

    I finally got my wheels built up (Large Marge with Endo's) and my pogies arrived by courier yesterday too. Just in time for the snow...
  22. Thread: Alfine dilemma

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    You can get racks that fit with disc brakes, the...

    You can get racks that fit with disc brakes, the Surly Nice Rack works great on my Pug. I also have a fender on there. If you want ot put something on a KM, you can find a way to do it. But you...
  23. Thread: 29ers and racks.

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    The Surly 'Nice Rack's will fit anything and...

    The Surly 'Nice Rack's will fit anything and they're crazy solid. A little pricey and heavy, but very strong and versatile.

    If you're going for a winter build, you have to go discs in my opinion....
  24. Thread: Alfine dilemma

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    Almost any singlespeed frame can be built up with...

    Almost any singlespeed frame can be built up with the Alfine hub. Just make sure it has a rear hub spacing of 135 mm. I built one up on a pugsley, it works great, there's a link to my bike earlier...
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    Which Pogies are best?

    I'm looking into pogies to outfit on my Pugsley for this upcoming winter. I've found a few on-line, but was hoping to hear what everyone on here had to say.

    So far the best ones I've found (for...
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